9781933337326

Love Unbounded : The Influence of First Baptist Church on Abilene, Texas

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  • ISBN13:

    9781933337326

  • ISBN10:

    193333732X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-07-01
  • Publisher: Texas A & M Univ Pr
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Summary

In 1881, six months after the establishment of Abilene, Texas, seventeen residents met at the local public school buildingand chartered First Baptist Church of Abilene. These found-ers instilled a mission-minded focus in the new institution.Throughout the ensuing decades, this concern for reaching the needs of the local community allowed First Baptist to play an integral role in shaping the history of Abilene.While First Baptist was not the only institution that servedAbilene, the church┐s importance cannot be overlooked. The mission outreach of First Baptist has played a significant role inshaping the history of Abilene.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Foreword
Introductionp. 1
"They Will Know We Are Christians By Our Love"p. 3
"How Firm a Foundation"p. 32
"Bringing in the Sheaves"p. 53
"Love Lifted Me"p. 71
Conclusionp. 99
Pastors of First Baptist Abilenep. 101
General Chronology of Events in the History of First Baptist Abilenep. 102
Notesp. 104
Bibliographyp. 111
Indexp. 115
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